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Native Cultures Fund (NCF)

Grants to California Tribes, Groups, and Individuals of
the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation for Cultural Revitalization

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Humboldt Area Foundation (HAF)

Deadline Date:

10/15/18 Postmarked or Receipt

Description:

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to California tribes, cultural groups, and individuals of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation for projects in the native arts, cultural revitalization, and intergenerational cultural transmission. Funding is intended to support and preserve the art and culture of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation peoples near the Oregon border, inland to the western Nevada border, and south to the Chumash peoples of the Santa Barbara area.

Preference will be given for grants involving (1) new art created by Native artists, (2) cultural mentorship between generations, and/or (3) creation of a cultural model that can be shared. Everything from traditional art and culture to contemporary art projects or programs are eligible.

Examples of eligible art:

- Contemporary visual arts
- Multi-media productions
- Storytelling workshops
- Radio or video productions
- Theater productions
- Sacred sites rehabilitation or construction

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 152357

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000 - $10,000

Term of Contract:

Grants must be paid within one year, unless otherwise specified.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Urban and rural communities of California from the Tolowa/Dee-ni’ Nation peoples near the Oregon border, inland to the western Nevada border, and south to the Chumash peoples of the Santa Barbara area.
- Individuals or community partnerships may apply.
- A partnership may consist of members of one cultural group or it may involve an inter-tribal, intercultural or urban-rural collaboration. The project must occur within the service area. Partnerships should be based on reciprocal relationships, consensus building and cultural models of ownership. Oral histories and language materials cannot be owned by the professional artists in community partnerships.

The following are not considered for funding: overhead costs for Tribes or large organizations, scholarships, college tuition and artists working in degree programs, capacity building, and economic development.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: April 1 & October 15 - Postmarked or delivered

Notifications of grant awards will be given no later than 60 days after the deadline date.

The Foundation makes grant payments on a reimbursement basis for grants over $2,000. If special payment arrangements are needed, please contact the Grants Administrator.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Project ideas or questions concerning Native Cultures Fund may be directed to:
Lindsie Bear
(707) 442-2993 ext 308
nativecultures@hafoundation.org

Please mail your completed application to:
Humboldt Area Foundation
Native Cultures Fund
363 Indianola Road
Bayside, CA 95524

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Urban and rural communities of California from the Tolowa/Dee-ni’ Nation peoples near the Oregon border, inland to the western Nevada border, and south to the Chumash peoples of the Santa Barbara area.